Published: Mon, March 12, 2018
Sports | By Brooke Harris

Ronaldo is from another galaxy - Zidane

Ronaldo is from another galaxy - Zidane

Ramos went off on minute 73 before Ronaldo had scored his second goal to give Real Madrid all three points in a 2-1 win.

Eibar pushed Madrid back in the first half but were made to pay for a mistake on the half-hour when Luka Modric set up Ronaldo to open the scoring.

A second goal would have led to Real being in full control of the contest but within six minutes of the restart, Eibar were back on level terms as Ramis sent a header into the net from 10 yards after meeting Leon's corner.

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GETTYAtletico Madrid star Jan Oblak has forged a reputation as one of the world's top goalkeepers

With Real chasing a victor, Ramos conspicuously went missing from the visitors' back four with 73 minutes played and the score finely poised at 1-1.

Barcelona increased its lead in the Spanish league without star Lionel Messi, who took leave to attend the birth of his third son on Saturday.

Apart from the two well-taken goals, Ronaldo also stunned the watching crowd with a stunning improvisation while on the counter-attack.

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Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane sent on Karim Benzema and Lucas Vazquez to look for the victor.

"With Gareth I have no problem, he's a fundamental player for us, very important, and he's going to play until the end of the season, like the rest".

As he headed in the cross from Dani Carvajal in the 84th minute of the match, Ronaldo scored a 13th goal in his last seven games in all competitions.

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'The numbers speak for themselves and I'm just glad he is with us.

But PSG coach Unai Emery has come under the same sort of pressure Zidane has faced this season, when Real were dumped out of the Copa del Rey by Leganes and fell adrift of Barcelona in La Liga.

A sloppy pass out from the back by Anaitz Arbilla conceded possession to Modric, who quickly picked out Ronaldo. He walked off the pitch and was replaced by Nacho Fernandez.

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Valencia is on course to lock up a top-four finish and Champions League berth after winning 2-0 at Sevilla, its nearest rival for fourth place.

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